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Headway Ipswich & East Suffolk




Location and Contact details


Headway House, Ground Floor, Epsilon House,
West Road, Ransomes Euro Park,
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP3 9FJ

Telephone: 01473 704159

http://www.headwayipswich.org.uk/

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Mar 21, 2012

Further Details

Brainy dogs
IT courses for attendees

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Art Therapy yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Day Centre yes no no yes
Domiciliary Care yes no no yes
Drama Activities yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Music Therapy yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Physiotherapy yes no no yes
Support Workers yes no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes no no yes
Vocational Support yes no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:



Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

- We help our clients to return to work, volunteering, education and life in the community. We work with the family to help to keep it together. We help our clients to improve mobilty, communication, life skills and social skills. Our clients tell us what they want to achieve and through a bespoke care plan we devise activities to help reach these goals.

Our main base, in the grounds of Ipswich Hospital, provides a valuable resource to its clients, who not only come from Ipswich itself but also the surrounding area.


Headway House is open every weekday from 10am to 4pm and offers educational and life skill training. People come to us for a differing amount of time depending on thier need.

A balanced programme of rehabilitation includes help and instruction in the following areas-

Information Technology
Woodwork
Life Skills
Arts
Memory Exercises
Sports
Gardening
Crafts
Numeracy

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - free at point of access
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS noyesno
Social Care Services yesnono
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

As long as needed.

This Service was mapped by Eastern Region ABI. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

SOMEONE TO TALK TO

[Code 110]
Patient description
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

SUPPORT AT HOME

[Code 115]
Patient description
Medically stable. Able to live in the community alone or with others.

Sites
Client's home/the community

Description of rehabilitation input
Enablement, support and care to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, sorting out benefits, day supervision & respite care. Specific attention paid to Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment and structuring activity towards achieving goals. Includes support that may be purchased with a personal budget.

SOMETHING TO DO

[Code 120]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, Specific attention paid to: Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment Structured daytime activity within the individual's competency framework. Includes Day activities, Day Centres, clubs and activity that may be purchased with a personal budget.

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

[Code 125]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to develop skills through voluntary work and activity.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 3B (local non-specialist rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category D needs and can be led by non-medical staff

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